Virus tolls surge in Americas as Europe re-opens
Washington (AFP) - The death toll from the coronavirus spiked again in the United States, and Latin America's pandemic crisis deepened, as Europe's re-opening from lockdown grew bolder by the day.Grim figures from the Americas were accompanied by the growing economic fallout, with the number of people filing unemployment claims in the US reaching 40 million, and Brazil shedding five million jobs.But Europe pressed on with efforts to return to normality, with the English Premier League and Italy's Serie A unveiling plans to resume play.Populations are learning to adjust to life with the long-t...
India’s Ola Electric Mobility takes over Dutch e-scooter maker Etergo
NEW DELHI, NNA – Ola Electric Mobility Pvt. Ltd., a unit of India’s leading ride-hailing service operator Ola, has taken over Amsterdam-based electric scooter maker Etergo BV in its ambition to make e-mobility prevalent globally.The Indian electrified motorcycle maker said Wednesday the acquisition enables it to enter the global premium electric two-wheeler market.Ola Electric, a group arm of ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd., the operator of Ola in which Japanese telecoms giant SoftBank group has invested, did not disclose the transaction value.Etergo was last valued at around $93 million, according...
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Aztecs basketball loses one walk-on, gets another
The guy on the end of the bench of a 30-2 team is in the transfer portal.Walk-on guard Caleb Giordano announced he is transferring in hopes of finding a scholarship and rotation minutes after primarily working on the scout team in two seasons at San Diego State. He played one year at Miramar College, redshirted his first year at SDSU, then appeared in 11 games for 26 total minutes in 2019-20 — taking all 10 of his shots and scoring all nine of his points from beyond the 3-point arc.“I have talked with my family and I believe it is my best interest to transfer and play at another school,” Giord...
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Europe moves ahead with lockdown easing, but caution in Asia
Paris (AFP) - Several European countries including France and Britain on Thursday moved to further lift crippling coronavirus lockdown measures, but fresh restrictions in parts of Asia signalled the crisis is far from over.As much of the world grapples to find the path forward, with the deadly virus still spreading in some places and a vaccine at best a distant reality, Europe is slowly emerging from isolation.France is set to reopen its bars, restaurants and museums next week -- when Britain will send some children back to school and shops throw open their doors.On the sporting front, the Eng...
Trudy Rubin: US must stand with Hong Kong against Beijing's efforts to crush its freedoms
A major turning point in U.S.-Chinese relations occurred Thursday. It nominally involves the future of Hong Kong, but has major significance for Washington and the wider world.China’s National People’s Congress approved a security law that will allow Beijing’s security agencies to crack down directly on the civil liberties of Hong Kong residents, who have been protesting the regime’s indirect efforts to shrink their freedoms since last summer.China promised Hong Kong a full range of political freedoms such as freedom of speech and press and an independent judiciary after it regained control of...
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Infection fear doesn’t stop migrants heading for Europe
ROME: The Tunisian Coast Guard thwarted several attempts by traffickers to take migrant groups to the coast of Italy in the past few days as the weather improves.Fear of infection has not deterred the migrants — Italy still considers its ports as “not safe” from the COVID-19 pandemic although the number of new cases in the country has drastically fallen in the past week.Tunisian National Guard spokesman Houssem Eddine Jebabli said that 49 people were stopped in the Sfax and Nabeul governorates as they were about to board boats and dinghies to reach Sicily.Tunisian Coast Guard units in El Amra,...
Holyfield, 57, staying ready just in case Tyson wants another piece
Evander Holyfield in a gym is not much of a news flash. Even if going to a gym these days does hold perils beyond that guy on the next elliptical machine who wants to fill you in on the past 10 years of his life. You should floss as regularly as Holyfield works out. So, no biggie there.Evander Holyfield in a gym with the vague hint in the air of some kind of for-charity exhibition against Mike Tyson that might require the resurrection of either Barnum or Bailey to promote — now that seems to prompt at least an arched eyebrow.Floating is this notion of an Ear Bite Reunion Tour that due to no po...
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Former 5-star QB J.T. Daniels transferring to Georgia
ATHENS, Ga. — Well, Georgia’s quarterback room just got a lot more interesting — and crowded.J.T. Daniels, a recent 5-star recruiting prospect and one-time starter at USC, announced via social media that he is transferring to UGA.It’s a stunning development considering the Bulldogs’ quarterback situation, though uncertain, wasn’t lacking for options. Senior Jamie Newman, a graduate transfer from Wake Forest, was expected to lead a competition that included junior Stetson Bennett, redshirt freshman D’wan Mathis, freshman signee Carson Beck and three invited walk-ons. Meanwhile, Georgia also is ...
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Television Q&A: Is 'Warrior' returning?
You have questions. I have some answers.Q: There was a show on Cinemax last year (2019) called “Warrior” that I thoroughly enjoyed but, I haven’t seen it come back on the air yet. Would you happen to know what happened to it and whether or not it will be back?A: Based on writings by martial-arts legend Bruce Lee, the series has been picked up for a second season on Cinemax. A May announcement did not include a return date, though some reports have it coming back in October.Q: I love Roma Downey, Della Reese and John Dye on “Touched by an Angel.” Could you please tell me how they are doing toda...
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5 ways to stay healthy while getting older
As you age, there are many things you can do to maintain your health. While eating well and staying active are some of the more obvious tips, others may not be so plain to see.Below are five tips BIC Magazine compiled from WebMD and Healthline that you can incorporate to remain healthy while getting older.Load up on healthy foodsRather than dieting, older adults should focus on how to eat. Incorporate more vegetables, fruits, nuts and whole grains and eat less butter, fatty meats, sugar and salt.Get movingTry to walk for 30 minutes a day. You can break that into shorter walks if that’s too muc...
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